28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland. It stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Brendan Gleeson and Megan Burns. It had a budget of $8 million, and grossed more than $82.7 million. In a 2017 poll of actors, directors, producers, writers and critics for Time Out magazine it was ranked the 97th best British film ever.
FILMED IN BRITAIN
28 Days Later was filmed in London such as Westminster Bridge and Trafalgar Square, and also filmed at the magnificent Badminton House in Gloucestershire, and the stunning countryside of Ennerdale in Cumbria’s Lake District. For a full list of locations see here.
A group of misguided animal rights activists free a caged chimp infected with the “Rage” virus from a medical research lab. When London bike courier Jim (Cillian Murphy) wakes up from a coma a month after, he finds his city all but deserted. On the run from the zombie-like victims of the Rage, Jim stumbles upon a group of survivors, including Selena (Naomie Harris) and cab driver Frank (Brendan Gleeson), and joins them on a perilous journey to what he hopes will be safety.